This Technical Specification specifies, in conjunction with ISO 9001:1994, the quality system requirements for the design/development, production and, when relevant, installation and servicing of automotive-related products.
This Technical Specification is applicable to production and service part supplier and subcontractor sites providing:
(a) parts of materials, or
(b) heat treating, painting, plating, or other finishing services, or
(c) other customer-specified products.
NOTE Remote locations such as design centres and corporate headquarters form part of the site audit, however they cannot obtain stand-alone certification to the Technical Specification.
This Technical Specification can also be applied throughout the automotive supply chain.